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Old 10-08-2019, 11:48 AM   #1
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I'm having a hard time removing the scratches from a 1931 polished stainless steel grill shell. I've used just about every number sand paper up to 1500 grit, still has scratches, does anyone have any idea what i can do? Thanks
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Old 10-08-2019, 12:04 PM   #2
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Keep sanding! Or take it to a professional polisher.
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Old 10-08-2019, 03:59 PM   #3
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I'm having a hard time removing the scratches from a 1931 polished stainless steel grill shell. I've used just about every number sand paper up to 1500 grit, still has scratches, does anyone have any idea what i can do? Thanks
Yeah, if you have noticeable scratches with 1500 grit, then you jumped about two steps in there. Deep scratches should be about gone with 600 grit. Almost all noticeable scratches should be gone by the time you start using 1000 grit. We take all our shells to 3000 grit. It is already starting to have a sheen before we ever put it against the buffer.
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Old 10-08-2019, 05:57 PM   #4
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Mine was so bad I had to start at 320, 500,1200, 3000, polishing wheel now it looks like a mirror. Have to admit I was scared hitting it with 320 though! And don’t be in a rush take your time.
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Old 10-08-2019, 06:05 PM   #5
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i used to use mothers have switched to maguires cleaner wax. 2000 3000 they have some in the small strips at home depot. auto body paint shops have high number paper.
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